martin luther king, jr., memorial committee at boston college
The work of the Committee is carried out in the various subcommittees listed below:
- Scholarship Subcommittee awards an annual scholarship of up to $19,000 toward senior year tuition to a junior who exemplifies the ideals of Dr. King through academic excellence and community service. Other finalists will each receive a $3,000 tuition scholarship.
- Ceremony Subcommittee coordinates the annual ceremony held in February to recognize the scholarship finalists and to announce the recipient.
- Advanced Study Grants were established to encourage, support, and give visible recognition to first- and second-year students who wish to do scholarly research. The Advanced Study Grants are for student-designed projects. The MLK Jr. Advanced Study Grants are offered to selected students whose proposals are congruent with the philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr., and that best exemplify his commitment to social justice and racial equality.